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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 34,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, batteries and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our People matter the most to make the difference.

Click here to explore our world and the heart of our operations.

Extrusion Press Operator

Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 34,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Location: Gainesville, GA


Job Summary: The Press Team Lead in Training will perform all duties of a press operator while performing and learning the skills required to be a leader in the organization. Must be able to operate machinery, work in hot environment for up to 12 hours and be a positive role model for your team.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Place safety first
  • Responsible for the productive and efficient operation of the extrusion press.
  • Responsible for quality checks of the extruded material
  • Makes continual adjustments to ensure adherence to SOP’s
  • Computer set up and monitoring of press system


Demonstrated Abilities:

  • 3- 5 years Manufacturing experience desirable
  • Operation of large equipment
  • Familiar with machine maintenance
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Previous leadership or training preferred
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Self-starter, Team Player, Adaptability
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must demonstrate the ability to safely lift up to 65 lbs. on a repetitive basis
  • Must be able to work in a hot environment for up to 12 hours


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave


At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Please apply before: 07/05/2021 

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing this form or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Jun 10, 2021

Gainesville, GA, US, 30504

Department:  Gainesville, GA
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville GA

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